About Waterfall Arts

Waterfall Arts helps artists develop and deepen their creative practice. We build community through the arts, and help individuals explore their own potential and their connection with others and the environment, through the power of art.

Our Mission

Nurturing and inspiring creative expression across mid coast Maine. Waterfall Arts brings out the artist in you.

Founded in 2000, Waterfall Arts is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization. Waterfall Arts is a community arts center located in Belfast, Maine, that meets its mission through classes and workshops, exhibitions, community studios, events, and arts-outreach programs.


Waterfall Arts is a community hub for creative expression.  We seek to nurture, educate, and inspire through shared art experiences that are accessible to an ever-expanding audience.

We believe that all people are inherently creative. We believe that art is transformational. We believe that art is fundamental to a vibrant community.

We believe that we have a responsibility to our fragile environment. Our vision comes alive through our leadership, programming, public studios, and exhibitions.

Waterfall Arts COVID-19 Update

Following CDC recommendations and guidelines, Waterfall Arts will no longer require masking, proof of vaccination, or a negative COVID test for patrons, students, or visitors to attend classes, openings or any events at the Waterfall Arts building